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Panoramabillede af Uwe Wirtjes EXPERT Taget 12:20, 17/09/2011 - Views loading...



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The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is a joint German-US space science project carrying a 2.5-metre telescope inside a modified Boeing 747SP.

In September 2011 I had the opportunity to visit SOFIA in Cologne (EDDK)

Thank you very much to Ed made this possible!


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A: N747NA S.O.F.I.A. - Me Ed the cockpit

Af Uwe Wirtjes, 10 meter væk

The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is a joint German-US space science proje...

N747NA S.O.F.I.A. - Me Ed the cockpit

C: Köln Bonn Airport

Af Marian Wozny, 2.4 km væk

Köln Bonn Airport

D: Köln/Bonn Airport Station (2005)

Af Willy Kaemena, 2.5 km væk

Wikipedia: "Cologne/Bonn Airport station is a railway station on a loop off the Cologne–Frankfurt hig...

Köln/Bonn Airport Station (2005)

E: Campingground Berger / Cologne

Af Wolfgang Heyers, 8.2 km væk

Campingground Berger / Cologne

F: Campingground Berger Koeln

Af Wolfgang Heyers, 8.3 km væk

Campingground Berger Koeln

G: Siegburg-Bahnhof

Af Marian Wozny, 8.8 km væk


H: Siegburg am Markt

Af Marian Wozny, 8.8 km væk


Siegburg am Markt

I: Siegburg Market Square

Af Dave Walker, 8.8 km væk

Siegburg Market Square after almost all the traders have packed up and gone home for the day.

Siegburg Market Square

J: Auto-Siegburg

Af Marian Wozny, 8.8 km væk


Dette panorama blev taget i Germany

Dette er et overblik over Germany

Germany? Before the beginning there was Ginnungagap, an empty space of nothingness, filled with pure creative power. (Sort of like the inside of my head.)

And it ends with Ragnarok, the twilight of the Gods. In between is much fighting, betrayal and romance. Just as a good Godly story should be.

Heroes have their own graveyard called Valhalla. Unfortunately we cannot show you a panorama of it at this time, nor of the lovely Valkyries who are its escort service.

Hail Odin, wandering God wielding wisdom and wand! Hail Freya, hail Tyr, hail Thor!

Odin made the many lakes and the fish in them. In his traverses across the lands he caused there to be the Mulheim Bridge in Cologne, as did he make the Mercury fountain, Mercury being of his nature.

But it is to the mighty Thor that the Hammering Man gives service.

Between the time of the Nordic old ones and that of modern Frankfort there may have been a T.Rex or two on the scene. At least some mastodons for sure came through for lunch, then fell into tar pits to become fossils for us to find.

And there we must leave you, O my most pure and holy children.

Text by Steve Smith.

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